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Louisville Zoo’s Butterflies n’ Blooms culminates Saturday with release of 1,000 monarch butterflies

Butterflies n’ Blooms culminates with the tagging of 1,000 monarch butterflies for release at Flutter Fest this Saturday, brought to you in partnership with Louisville’s Idlewild Butterfly Farm. This release coincides with the annual migration of monarch butterflies. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. guests can enjoy 15 stations to celebrate pollinators and learn more about the amazing monarch butterfly migration...

It’s pawpaw pickin’ time! But hurry, you don’t have long now to harvest this new ‘it’ fruit

The pawpaw is this nation’s largest and one of its most nutritious fruits. (Photo by Kirk Pomper/Kentucky State University)   By Shelly Whitehead Special to KyForward   Right about now, it’s very likely that in a woods near your home, something delightful is showing up on a few gangly looking trees in the undergrowth beneath all those oaks and maples.   It is, of course,...